2002 Best Books for young adults nominations
Ding, Kylie (KAM.RIC)
Kylie.Ding at kline.com
Mon Jul 1 20:32:54 EDT 2002
Well, turns out 1984 was a good year for DWJ! _Fire and Hemlock_ was
published that year. As far as I'm aware the only book of DWJ's that has
won a major award is _Charmed Life_ winner of the Guardian Award.
I think _Fire and Hemlock_ is very worthy of a nomination!
> That brings up another point. Another award in the field of
> literature is the Phoenix Award, given out by the Children's
> Association each year. It is given to the author of a book
> for children
> published 20 years earlier that did NOT win a major award at
> the time of
> its publication. So that got me to thinking about dwj. I
> believe that
> they are now looking at books from 1983 (and will soon start work on
> 1984). Anyone know if one of dwj's books was published in either of
> those years and did not win any awards? If anyone wants to
> nominate some
> books (dwj or otherwise), I'll collect them and forward them on to the
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